Our board

Liana Papoutsis
Board Director

Liana Papoutsis is an experienced consultant providing services in the areas of family violence, gender equality and human rights. She is a passionate human rights, international relations and law academic, and a family violence and social change advocate.

Liana brings to Respect Victoria her own lived-experience of surviving and starting life again after family violence, which she has used to inform foundational family violence reforms like Victoria’s Support and Safety Hubs.

Liana was an inaugural member of the Victorian Government’s Victim-Survivors’ Advisory Council and is a key researcher at the Monash Gender and Family Violence Centre.